Colonial FL East (Spanish)

 

This 1 of only 6 known Charles the Fourth 1789 Florida Proclamation metal acquisition helps link east (Spanish) and west (British) Florida with 2 important colonial items. The first being the 177_ Pensacola West Florida note British Florida (acquired in March 2015) with Spanish colony east Florida Saint Augustine 1789 celebrating Spain’s new king Charles the Fourth. Produced by Zespedes, Spain’s colonial Governor of East Florida at Saint Augustine for the big coronation celebration in 1789. These also circulated as 4 Real coinage in the colony due to lack of coinage. The John Ford specimen sold by Stack’s January 2006 sold for an amazing $230,000.

 

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